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December 1, 2015 - 3:45pm
6 min ago

DAVIE, Fla. (AP) — Miami Dolphins reserve defensive tackle C.J. Mosley has been waived-injured after hurting his calf in Sunday's loss at the Jets.

Mosley, an 11-year veteran, had played in all 11 games as a reserve this season.

The Dolphins also re-signed center-guard Jacques McClendon on Tuesday, and waived linebacker James-Michael Johnson.


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December 1, 2015 - 3:29pm
6 min ago

PARIS (AP) — Paris Saint-Germain dropped points in the French league for only the third time this season after being held at newly promoted Angers to an entertaining 0-0 draw on Tuesday.

Chasing a fourth straight league title, PSG remains unbeaten in the league with 13 wins and three draws.

Angers had chances to end an unbeaten league run dating to March 15, with 1.92-meter midfielder Cheick N'Doye causing problems in the air for PSG's defense....

December 1, 2015 - 3:28pm
6 min ago

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Clemson's Dabo Swinney is the Atlantic Coast Conference's coach of the year while Pittsburgh safety Jordan Whitehead is its top rookie.

The Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association on Tuesday announced the voting results for coach and rookie of the year.

Swinney received 27 of 50 votes for the coaching award to 21 for North Carolina's Larry Fedora.

Whitehead, also picked as the defensive rookie of the year...

December 1, 2015 - 3:09pm
5 min 59 sec ago

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers have officially introduced Dave Roberts as the first minority manager in franchise history.

The former major leaguer slipped on the No. 30 jersey offered by co-owner Magic Johnson on Tuesday at Dodger Stadium.

Roberts says it's a "huge day" for him and he's eager to get to work for a team that hasn't won a World Series since 1988.

Roberts has begun the process of getting to know the players, having...

December 1, 2015 - 3:07pm
5 min 59 sec ago

CLEVELAND (AP) — Browns starting quarterback Josh McCown is done for the season after breaking his collarbone in Monday night's last-second loss to Baltimore.

McCown kept playing despite taking a big hit in the second half, but had to leave the field after throwing an incompletion in the fourth quarter.

Coach Mike Pettine said McCown will not need surgery, but described his injury as "the worst-possible scenario."

McCown has...

December 1, 2015 - 2:58pm
5 min 59 sec ago

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The late Lauren Hill and O.J. Brigance were selected as this year's NCAA Inspiration Award winners.

They will be honored at January's annual convention.

Hill won the hearts of many as she attempted to play in a college game at Division III Mount St. Joseph after being diagnosed with an inoperable brain tumor. She scored her first and only college basket last fall. Hill died in April and was later honored in her home state of...

December 1, 2015 - 2:28pm
5 min 59 sec ago

DETROIT (AP) — The NBA has fined Detroit Pistons point guard Reggie Jackson $25,000 for directing inappropriate language toward a fan during a loss in Oklahoma City last week.

The fine was announced Tuesday.

Jackson was traded by Oklahoma City last season after saying he wanted to be a starter despite playing behind All-Star Russell Westbrook. Jackson was booed loudly during pregame warmups last Friday and jeered most of the time when he touched the...

December 1, 2015 - 2:14pm
5 min 59 sec ago

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — Texas Tech has fired three defensive assistant coaches, all of them former players with the Red Raiders.

Mike Smith was co-defensive coordinator and defensive line coach, Kevin Curtis coached the secondary and Trey Haverty handled outside linebackers. All had been on the staff since coach Kliff Kingsbury arrived in 2013.

The move comes about a year after Kingsbury hired defensive coordinator David Gibbs away from Houston. Gibbs...

December 1, 2015 - 2:10pm
5 min 59 sec ago

NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Tiger Woods is painting a bleak picture on his return to golf by saying he has no idea when his back will heal.

Woods has gone through three procedures in the same spot in his back in the last 19 months. He said Tuesday he has not started rehabilitation and does not know when his back will allow him to do that. He says his only exercise is to walk, and he occupies most of the day playing video games.

Woods is at the Hero World...

December 1, 2015 - 2:03pm
5 min 59 sec ago

URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The interim chancellor of the University of Illinois' flagship campus says the decision to give interim football coach Bill Cubit a two-year deal was based on the program's need for stability.

The school announced Saturday that Cubit had agreed to the contract. He had been promoted to interim coach right before this season, after coach Tim Beckman was fired.

Urbana-Champaign campus interim Chancellor Barbara Wilson told The (...

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